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On a routine-screening complete blood count, a 1-year-old is noted to have a microcytic anemia. A follow-up hemoglobin electrophoresis demonstrates an increased concentration of hemoglobin A2. The child is most likely to have which of the following?
  1. Iron deficiency
  2. Beta-thalassemia trait
  3. Sickle cell anemia
  4. Chronic systemic illness
  5. Lead poisoning
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On a routine-screening complete blood count, a 1-year-old is noted to have a microcytic anemia. A follow-up hemoglobin electrophoresis demonstrates an increased concentration of hemoglobin A2. The child is most likely to have which of the following?
  1. Iron deficiency
  2. Beta-thalassemia trait
  3. Sickle cell anemia
  4. Chronic systemic illness
  5. Lead poisoning
its beta thalssemia sure so we can also give hydroxyurea to these patients to increase their hbf levels during early lifeee ....
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